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Innovation

We engender a collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment with the unique potential to make a significant impact on complex local and global challenges.

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New & Notable

  • President Monaco

    Three decades ago, a team of researchers—including future Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco—combed through millions of DNA letters to find the flawed gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here’s how their work led to the first-ever FDA-approved drug for treating the deadly disease. 

Spotlights

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    An intensive, one-year professional master’s program that prepares you with important business and leadership skills to hit the ground running earlier in your career. 

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    Encouraging the recruitment of interdisciplinary faculty whose teaching and research are relevant to multiple academic units.

  • Civic Seed Logo

    An innovative, multiplayer game developed at Tisch College to prepare students for work in the community.

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    Promotes collaborative research with community partners to redress issues of disparity, inequality and social injustice.

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    Established to promote innovative collaborations in the humanities and arts. Encourages conversation and debate that reach beyond the traditional borders of a given discipline.

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    Focuses on biopolymer engineering to understand structure-function relationships, with emphasis on studies related to self-assembly, biomaterials engineering, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.